credit: Ethan Porter

The Manatees

Hailing from a sleepy town on the south coast of England, The Manatees (Jay, Tyler & Miller) combine hip-hop samples, funk inspired bass lines, thrashing guitars and candid lyrics to carve out their own soundscape within modern rock.

The three school friends flew into 2023 with sold out shows across the country and their debut EP, ‘Dream in Colour', warranting them a Jack Saunders Next Wave interview on Radio One. Across the summer the band made appearances at the Isle of Wight Festival, Y Not and The Hundred. They now look towards autumn and into 2024, which includes the release of their second EP, ’Different State of Mind’, a headline tour of the UK and a trip to SXSW.

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